SEEK FOR INTIMACY A faulty heating system in a girl’s school in a remote village in Iran led to the biggest fire in the nation’s history. Many were severely burnt. Their spirit burns with the loss of their loved ones.
THE TERRITORIES OF PORTUGUESE PHOTOGRAPHY A slide show of the Portuguese Contemporary Photography
SCRUBLANDS Since 2010, I have travelled throughout Europe to meet men and women who made the radical choice to live away from cities. Time here moves at a slow and deliberate pace.
NO ONE DIES AT A GYPSY WEDDING Since 2001, I have been documenting a Romani family. It’s been 14 years now, and I have witnessed the growth and changes in their family and society.
NEW YEAR IN UZBEKISTAN Uzbekistan is just like a postcard, where one side shows the glorious remains of the Silk Road days while the other one shows the lingering Soviet shadow which keeps on getting crossed over by the seemingly distant American popular culture.
INDIA Carl de Keyzer visited India in 1980. Based on his journey, he made a report that outlined a different picture of the country in contrast to the usual negative and alarming visions.
74 The Yazidis are a Kurdish religious community. Around 74 genocides have been committed against them. This community is more racially exterminated because they are regarded as devil worshipers.
GRAND CIRCLE DIEGO
LIVING IN THE SHADOWS The town of Wilcannia in Australia is inhabited by the Barkindji people. They strive to rewrite their cultural story.
MAJULI Majuli, in Assam is the world’s largest inhabited river island. However, the effect of global climate change and monsoon rains has dramatically increased the floods in this part of Asia.
UNDERCURRENTS The vanishing altered landscapes and displaced lives, records the devastating impact of the Three Gorges Dam on China’s Yangtze River.
DECEITFUL REVERENCE Deceitful Reverence is a multi - layered story about loneliness and emigration. As an individual it is my personal look at the inner and outer world, which is constantly stirred and interacting with one another.
NIGHTS AND DAYS IN KINHASA Nights and days in Kinhasa is a series of photographs taken in the city that brings together the entire population of Kinhasa.
BORDERLAND Borderland is a project deeply rooted in my personal history. I spent a few years living a nomadic life in China, trying to escape from the sorrow of my mother’s sudden death.
FARMING ON THE FRONTLINE The 2014 War that Israel called “Operation Protective Edge” has left the majority of Gazan farmers living in the buffer zone with their houses demolished or their land bulldozed.
SLEEPWALKER ‘Sleepwalker’ is about the state of flux. It can be referred to the human mind, where there is a constant transition between reality and imagination.
LIVING IN THE MIST- THE LAST NOMADS OF NEPAL The tribe of Rautes, from the western mountains of Nepal, share an intimate attachment with the forest. But their culture seems to be threatened by rapid development around them.
AWAY FROM HOME 5 years ago I started documenting the inhabitants of Eminönü and Kucukpazar, the migrant populated areas in Istanbul. I have witnessed the challenging conditions they live in.
INTIMACIES My project on a Bengali family in Kolkata began in 1999 and spans a decade. It is more of an effort to explore relationships and intimacies that the members enjoy amongst them.
THE UNCANNY I started documenting the Democratic Republic of Congo during the elections in 2001. This project offers a vision of the country from within.
PARADISO These photographs were shot in Havana and in Mexico City between 2001 and 2002. They talk about that period, and about the urgency to work free of constraint.
NORTH-SOUTH These photographs were taken in 2008 as Luo Dan crisscrossed over half of China. However, the question is whether the Chinese values and lifestyles have a means of surviving globalization.
AUNTY Moving into that house with aunty, I was nervous. She talked to herself, hallucinated and walked around in the night. At the same time I was curious to know about her distinct personality.
CULTURE OF THE CONFRONTATION Ukrainian revolution brought new spirit, changed people and their minds; they became one organism that fought with a great passion and intensity for a happy future.
I HAVE A POOR MEMORY Life is in the little things for me. A strand of hair fluttering on the forehead, toes tapping to a musical rhythm, an inconsolable grief, an absolute love, this is all I remember. This is all I see.
HANG ON Neak Sophal asked men and women to pose for her in the street, hiding their faces behind the objects that characterize them. Each one loses his or her identity behind the object.
NEPAL PHOTO PROJECT An aggregated stream of critical and functional visuals covering the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25 2015, killing thousands and displacing millions.
SEEKING MOKSHA Seeking Moksha, has evolved as a consequence of my journeys to the Gomukh Glacier, reflects my encounters there exploring hermits, pilgrims, spiritual seekers and tourists, all of whom are seek meaning in their lives, as do I.
Still Dirty, India
The band performs to images by the following photographers: Akanksha Sharma, Alisa Resnik, Cyril Costilhes, Igor Pisuk, Leonard Pongo, Lorenzo Castore, Magdalena Wywrot, Scott Typaldos, Tiane Doan de Champassak, Ying Ang and Yusuf Sevincli.
Jeet Thayil’s nomadic music project began in Berlin in 2013. The Delhi edition of
Still Dirty features a group of extraordinary musicians from the city’s independent music scene: Anup Kutty, founder member of Menwhopause; Tony Guinard, who works with The Ska Vengers and Jazz B’Stards, among others; Akshat Taneja of Faridkot and Udan Tashteri; and Bhanu Thakur of Menwhopause.
In the Footsteps / Ballet
Sahil Vasudeva, India
Piece 1: Igor Posner - In the Footsteps
Composed to Igor Posner’s On second thoughts.
Piece 2 : Alexey Brodovitch - Ballet
Exploring the book through the music of Ravel and Chopin.
Sahil is one of the few musicians in India who perform western classical music. He wishes to revive the art of solo piano performances, share the depth and his passion for classical composition.
Of River and Lost Lands
Sarker Protick, Bangladesh
The relationship between man and river; intimate and ruthless. For generations people live by it. We find dependency and destruction at the same time. It’s a contradictory affair. The river gives so much to its people and at times it takes away everything.
Sarker Protick came to photography when one day during his graduate studies at University, he decided to take a picture of the sun with a camera phone. The bright sun immediately crashed his phone, the light proving too intense for his camera, but it did ignite his desire to make pictures.
Photo-poetry: Ecstasies and other Teresian visions
Avani Tanya, India; Gayatri Ganju, India; & Diniz Sánchez, Portugal
Performance based on a photographic translation of the poetry of Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, one of the foremost mystic writers.
Photographers Avani Tanya and Gayatri Ganju will give us their particular view on four of her poems. Choreographer Diniz Sanchezwill create a dance on the same poems that the photographers have been working on.
The Photo-poetry series is curated by Jesús Clavero Rodríguez
PURE BY MAGIC In the winter of 2014, I took on a project that took me down to the depths of Bucharest’s underbelly. It does not suffice to say that the world within, the existence underground seemed to be a self-sustained one.
CEUX DU NORD - “Those of the North” “Those of the North”, brings out the shadow on the archives of Vietnamese photographers who had covered the Vietnam War.
THE NOMADS OF CHANGTHANG The people of Changthang, known as Changpa or Drukpa, are nomadic shepherds. They migrate year after year. The Changpa live in tents and their lives are centred around their livestock.
CONCEPTUAL STORY TELLING Curated slideshow of Anzenberger Gallery & Agency photographers
THE END Jharia was once a green forest. Coal was discovered here. But now, plunderers of coal move from site to site with blasting mines. It is a survival in an apocalyptic landscape.
SLUMS & SUPERNOVAS From the slums of Dhaka to the alien planets and celestial life form, Pathshala students/alumni are exploring stories that they care and fascinated by.
DELHI 6 I worked in Old Delhi for a year as a sales person. On my very first day in Old Delhi or Delhi 6 as it is popularly known, I was charmed by it as it reminded me of Srinagar, the city where I was born. I have left that job, but have been photographing this part of Delhi ever since.
BUTTERFLIES To this day, I have extensively photographed the conditions of the mentally afflicted people. My long term goal is to create a project focusing on the inequalities present in its therapies.
HUMAN AND TIGER CONFLICT India has 55 tiger sanctuaries but very often the animals have to share space with humans. This poses a serious threat at both ends.
ARUNIKA Simon Wheatley’s daughter was born in 2011, in Dimapur. There he began photographing for the first time in India. ’Arunika’ is a reflection of concern at the world he has brought a daughter into.
TABOR After moving to Russia, I was feeling isolated and I was somehow drawn to ethnic minorities, especially the Roma people.
WET DOG Wet Dog is a series of dogs captured at the groomer during their least favourite activity: bath time, exposing the dogs at a vulnerable moment.
SLIDESHOW OF THE DANISH SCHOOL OF MEDIA & JOURNALISM Curated by Søren Pagter
JATRA Jatra is a popular folk-theatre form of Bengal. ‘Jatra pala’ is enacted on wooden stages without any barriers between the actors and the audience, facilitating direct communication.
KOLKATA In Kolkata I found the most absolute representation of Indian reality, an intense concentration of extremes; quiet and loud, rich and poor, clean and dirty, modern and old, past and present.
A WOMAN WITH TWO NAMES "A Woman With Two Names" explores Native Inuits' modern way of life and social challenges in Nunavut, a large region in the Canadian Arctic.